Press Release from eyeon Software
Toronto, Canada: November 8, 2011… eyeon Software, a forerunner of visual effects software development, today announced the official shipping release of Fusion 6.3. Fusion's GPU-accelerated architecture and OpenCL supercomputing, as exemplified by the deep image volume technology, offers state-of-the-art VFX software advancements with this latest edition.
Volumetric LightingOne of the most requested features within the Volume Fog Tool has been volumetric lighting. Adjusting 3D scenes within Fusion’s real time deep volume system and integrating the volumes directly into images with the World Position Pass tool provide an unsurpassed methodology for controlling light samples, scattering, asymmetry, and density. These volumes can be generated inside Fusion or imported via EXR.
"Marvelous! Thanks guys!"- Pieter Van Houte, Director, Steak Under Water
Color ScienceAdvances in color handling and new color tools in version 6.3 make color matching, profiling, and working with diverse cameras and Digital Intermediate systems seamless.
· THX® advances support for Fusion in their latest release of Cinespace.· Fusion adds Academy Color Encoding Specification (ACES) linear color space to its color pipeline.· New automated color correction reversing and color grading capabilities.· Versatile 3D LUT creation, analysis, and design tools.
“In reality, the whole feature set comes with a lot of new improvements that will impact us on a daily basis. Every time we get new release notes I get a nice warm feeling inside.” - Chad Capeland, Director R&D, Anatomical Travelogue LLC
Primatte 5Primatte 5 provides vastly improved auto compute and background color selection, background lighting adjustment, and hybrid rendering.
Lens DistortionWith the importing of data and a number of various lens models, the Lens Distort tool implements the 3D equalizer lens distortion model to invert or undistort an image. The data can then be imported into Fusion for the most accurate results.
AJA Kona SupportAJA Kona 3G playback support, including 4k and 48fps playback.
“Awesome. Thanks for the hard work!”- Stefan Ihringer, Freelance Compositing Artist
eyeon has pushed the development of Fusion 6.3 to possess an authentic 3D environment with camera/lighting support for leading 3D packages and one of the most powerful and intuitive 3D particle systems on the market. With hardware-accelerated 3D capabilities, you can now migrate from pre-vis to finals within the same application. eyeon's Fusion is a true synergy of 2D and 3D tools for precise compositing.
About eyeon Softwareeyeon Software Inc. develops applications for the VFX and postproduction communities. eyeon products include Fusion®, an award-winning compositing application used on thousands of feature film and broadcast projects over the past 23 years; Generation AM, the asset management front end desktop for visual effects, Rotation, a rotoscoping system, and Dimension, a suite of tools designed for stereoscopic challenges. Fusion artists have contributed significant work to recent box office successes, such as Game of Thrones, Anonymous, Captain America, Green Lantern, Priest, Sucker Punch, Unknown, The Social Network, Gnomeo & Juliet, Chronicles of Narnia, Prince of Persia, Avatar, 2012, Alice in Wonderland, New Moon, The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, G.I. Joe, X-Men Origins, Twilight, Iron Man, Journey To The Center Of The Earth 3D, 9, 300, Spiderman, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Happy Feet, Sin City, and thousands more. www.eyeonline.com